William Sahlman is the Dimitri V. d'Arbeloff - Class of 1955 Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. The d'Arbeloff Chair was established in 1986 to support teaching and research on the entrepreneurial process. The Chair honors the late Dimitri d'Arbeloff (HBS '55), whose entrepreneurial skills helped make Millipore Corporation a world leader in its industry.
Mr. Sahlman received an A.B. degree in Economics from Princeton University, an M.B.A. from Harvard University, and a Ph.D. in Business Economics, also from Harvard.
His research focuses on the investment and financing decisions made in entrepreneurial ventures at all stages in their development.
Mr. Sahlman was co-chair of the Entrepreneurship and Service Management Unit from 1999 to 2002. From 1991 to 1999, he was Senior Associate Dean, Director of Publishing Activities, and chairman of the board for Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation. From 1990 to 1991, he was chairman of the Harvard University Advisory Committee on Shareholder Responsibility. He is a member of the board of directors of several private companies.
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Last Updated: Fri, Sep 21, 2007
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|Video||Characteristics of Entrepreneurs||William A. Sahlman||HBS||02:30||05/2007|
|Video||Choose Venture Investors Carefully||William A. Sahlman||HBS||00:53||05/2007|
|Video||Four Key Elements of an Entrepreneurial Venture||William A. Sahlman||HBS||01:26||05/2007|
|Video||Four Qualities to Look for When Hiring||William A. Sahlman||HBS||03:51||05/2007|
|Video||Managing the Risk / Reward Tradeoff||William A. Sahlman||HBS||03:17||05/2007|
|Video||New Ventures Must Adapt||William A. Sahlman||HBS||01:04||05/2007|
|Video||Opportunity Driven Entrepreneurship||William A. Sahlman||HBS||01:06||05/2007|
|Video||Opportunity Recognition and Leveraging One's Experience||William A. Sahlman||HBS||04:36||05/2007|
|Video||Teams Are More Important than Individuals||William A. Sahlman||HBS||00:46||05/2007|
|Video||The Best Money Comes from Customers||William A. Sahlman||HBS||00:29||05/2007|
|Textbook||The Entrepreneurial Venture||William A. Sahlman · Howard H. Stevenson · Michael J. Roberts · Amar V. Bhide||-||624 pages||04/1999|
|Video||Three Factors to Improve Entrepreneurial Success||William A. Sahlman||HBS||02:11||05/2007|
|Video||Three Most Critical Elements of Venture Success: People, Customers and Sales||William A. Sahlman||HBS||01:24||05/2007|